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Child And Adolescent Development - An Expanded Focus For Public Health In Africa (Paperback): Mark Tomlinson, Charlotte Hanlon,... Child And Adolescent Development - An Expanded Focus For Public Health In Africa (Paperback)
Mark Tomlinson, Charlotte Hanlon, Anne Stevenson
R519 R451 Discovery Miles 4 510 Save R68 (13%) In stock

Global public health has improved vastly during the past 25 years, and especially in the survival of infants and young children. However, many of these children, particularly in Africa, continue to live in poverty and in unhealthy, unsupportive environments, and will not be able to meet their developmental potential. In other words, they will survive but not thrive. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) stress sustainable development, not just survival and disease reduction, and the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health proposes a Survive (end preventable deaths), Thrive (ensure health and wellbeing) and Transform (expand enabling environments) agenda. For children to thrive they must make good developmental progress from birth until the end of adolescence.

Addressing the social determinants of developmental problems, this volume offers a broad, contextualised understanding of the factors that impact on children and adolescents in Africa. Unlike other works on the subject it is Africa-wide in its scope, with case studies in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa. Covering mental health as well as physical and social development, it looks at policies and practice, culture and priorities for research, identifying challenges and proposing solutions.

Recommended for academics, students and practitioners in psychology, including developmental psychology, child clinical psychology, developmental psychopathology, psychiatry, human ecology, and in schools of education. It will also be of interest to nurses and paediatricians, health workers and those interested in early childhood development.

Perspectives on Web Services - Applying SOAP, WSDL and UDDI to Real-World Projects (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2003. Corr. 2nd printing... Perspectives on Web Services - Applying SOAP, WSDL and UDDI to Real-World Projects (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2003. Corr. 2nd printing 2005)
Olaf Zimmermann, Mark Tomlinson, Stefan Peuser
R2,477 R2,037 Discovery Miles 20 370 Save R440 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Contains everything that a project team needs to know about the development and deployment of Web services with the IBM WebSphere product family. Includes examples for all development artifacts in a format that can be reused in the readerís project. The text combines the authorsí own practical experiences with consolidated information on the latest product capabilities in a unique approach that allows the book to be easily accessible to a broad spectrum of readers. Finding a balance between a euphoric/optimistic and down-to earth/realistic view on the subject, this book should sit on every Web service developerís bookshelf.

A Mound Is a Mound the World Around (Paperback): Mark Tomlinson A Mound Is a Mound the World Around (Paperback)
Mark Tomlinson; Illustrated by Dw Publication
R221 R179 Discovery Miles 1 790 Save R42 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Perspectives on Web Services - Applying SOAP, WSDL and UDDI to Real-World Projects (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the... Perspectives on Web Services - Applying SOAP, WSDL and UDDI to Real-World Projects (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003)
Olaf Zimmermann, Mark Tomlinson, Stefan Peuser
R1,996 Discovery Miles 19 960 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Contains everything that a project team needs to know about the development and deployment of Web services with the IBM WebSphere product family. Included will be examples for all development artifacts in a format that can be reused in the reader s project. It combines the authors own practical experiences with consolidated information on the latest product capabilities in a unique approach that allows the book to be easily accessible to a broad spectrum of readers. Finding a balance between a euphoric/optimistic and down-to earth/realistic view on the subject, this book will be an essential part of every Web service developer s bookshelf.

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International Perspectives on Children and Mental Health [2 volumes] (Hardcover): Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Kaija Puura, Mark... International Perspectives on Children and Mental Health [2 volumes] (Hardcover)
Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Kaija Puura, Mark Tomlinson, Campbell Paul
R1,928 Discovery Miles 19 280 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This unprecedented set examines the most prominent factors that harm or support healthy development in children outside the United States, from abuse and economics to social injustice and poor public policy. In International Perspectives on Children and Mental Health, expert contributors from around the world examine the forces affecting the psychological well-being of children in regions worldwide. They consider such factors as family conditions and economic status, including single parents, poverty, disease, war, child abuse, substance abuse in the home, and a loss of community stability. And they look at political, religious, national, and global matters, including racism and class inequality. Since education is key to children's success, the essays consider these factors largely in the context of how they affect educational readiness and academic adjustment. Volume 1 of the set considers development and context, while volume 2 focuses on prevention and treatment. Specific examples enable readers to better understand the often-horrific challenges to child development and mental health across nations. But the work is not limited to exploring problems. It also looks at various programs and actions that mitigate risks, helping children to be mentally healthy despite the odds. Vignettes from researchers who have studied children in the most deplorable conditions Contributions from top scholars and researchers in the field

Alfred Saves the Day (Paperback): Mark Tomlinson Alfred Saves the Day (Paperback)
Mark Tomlinson
R291 Discovery Miles 2 910 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

I have been writing Children's books for over 25 years and enjoy meeting with students and showing the joy of writing. This book is one in a series of picture books in which my main character Andrew covers such topics as being small, different, friendship, as well as topics such as being handicapped, and child abuse. I hope you enjoyed the book. As well as those that are coming your way in the near future.

Innovation by Demand - An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation (Paperback): Andrew... Innovation by Demand - An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation (Paperback)
Andrew McMeekin, Mark Tomlinson, Ken Green, Vivien Walsh
R461 Discovery Miles 4 610 Out of stock

The structure and regulation of consumption and demand has recently become of great interest to sociologists and economists alike, and at the same time there is growing interest in trying to understand the patterns and drivers of technological innovation. This book, newly available in paperback, brings together a range of sociologists and economists to study the role of demand and consumption in the innovative process. The book starts with a broad conceptual overview of ways that the sociological and economics literatures address issues of innovation, demand and consumption. It goes on to offer different approaches to the economics of demand and innovation through an evolutionary framework, before reviewing how consumption fits into evolutionary models of economic development. Food consumption is then looked at as an example of innovation by demand, including an examination of the dynamic nature of socially-constituted consumption routines. The book includes a number of illuminating case studies, including an analysis of how black Americans use consumption to express collective identity, and a number of demand-innovation relationships within matrices or chains of producers and users or other actors, including service industries such as security, and the environmental performance of companies. The involvement of consumers in innovation is looked at, including an analysis of how consumer needs may be incorporated in the design of high-tech products. The final chapter argues for the need to build an economic sociology of demand that goes from micro-individual through to macro-structural features. -- .

Restructuring the Employment Relationship (Hardcover, New): Duncan Gallie, Michael White, Yuan Cheng, Mark Tomlinson Restructuring the Employment Relationship (Hardcover, New)
Duncan Gallie, Michael White, Yuan Cheng, Mark Tomlinson
R1,526 Discovery Miles 15 260 Out of stock

This study presents an empirical analysis of the changes in British work experiences and employment relationships between the 1980s and 1990s. Drawing on the Employment in Britain survey it examines the impact of new technologies, the emergence of new management policies, the changing forms of employment contract, and the growth of job insecurity on people's experience of employment. The authors focus on the implications these developments have for the ways in which skills and work tasks have been changing, the nature of control at work, the degree of participation in decision-making, and the flexibility demanded at work. They assess whether there has been a tendency towards either a polarization or convergence of employment experiences between men and women, and between occupational classes. They offer fresh insight into how the changing quality of work in recent years has affected employee's involvement in their jobs and organizations, the stress they experience at work, and the propensity for absenteeism and staff turnover.

Restructuring the Employment Relationship (Paperback): Duncan Gallie, Michael White, Yuan Cheng, Mark Tomlinson Restructuring the Employment Relationship (Paperback)
Duncan Gallie, Michael White, Yuan Cheng, Mark Tomlinson
R2,239 Discovery Miles 22 390 Out of stock

This masterly new study presents the first large-scale empirical analysis of the changes in British work experiences and employment relationships between the 1980s and 1990s. Drawing on the Employment in Britain surveya national survey providing the richest source of evidence to date about individuals' experience of employmentit examines the impact of new technologies, the emergence of new management policies, the changing forms of employment contract, and the growth of job insecurity on people's experience of employment. The authors focus on the implications these developments have for the ways in which skills and work tasks have been changing, the nature of control at work, the degree of participation in decision-making, and the flexibility demanded at work. They assess whether there has been a tendency towards either a polarization or convergence of employment experiences between men and women, and between occupational classes. They offer fresh insight into how the changing quality of work in recent years has affected employee's involvement in their jobs and organizations, the stress they experience at work, and the propensity for absenteeism and staff turnover. While the study provides strong evidence of a marked trend towards upskilling, the authors take issue with the argument that a new type of employment relationship is emerging, arguing instead that the restructuring of the employment relationship has, in fact, reinforced traditional lines of division in the workforce.

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